In a simple manner or state; considered in or by itself; without addition; along; merely; solely; barely.
- In a plain and unadorned way: dresses simply.
- In an unambiguous way; clearly: explained the concept simply.
- Not wisely or sensibly; foolishly.
- Merely; only: It is simply a matter of time.
- Absolutely; altogether: simply delicious.
- Frankly; candidly: You are, quite simply, the best candidate for the job.